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  1. Malawi - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Money Laundering and Proceeds of Serious Crime and Terrorist Financing Act, 2006 (No. 11 of 2006). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006 | MWI-2006-L-90371

    An Act to enable the unlawful proceeds of all serious crime and terrorist financing to be identified, traced, frozen, seized and eventually confiscated; to establish a Financial Intelligence Unit for the better prevention, investigation and prosecution of money laundering, terrorist financing and other financial and serious crime, to require financial institutions to take prudential measure to help combat money laundering and terrorist financing; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

  2. Malawi - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Preservation of Public Security (Amendment) Act, 1992 (No. 17 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-08-24 | MWI-1992-L-31971

    Provides for rules in respect of detention of persons, arrest pending a detention order, trial of persons detained or arrested under the Act, review of detention orders, Detention Review Tribunal and rules of procedure.

  3. Malawi - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure and Evidence Code (Cap. 8:01). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1968-02-01 | MWI-1968-L-90376

    An Act to provide for the law relating to procedure and evidence in criminal proceedings and for incidental matters.

  4. Malawi - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Convicted Persons (Employment on Public Work) Act, 1954. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1954-05-25 | MWI-1954-L-90375

    1. Short title
    2. Interpretation
    3. Power of court to order persons to perform public work
    4. Payment of fine either in full or in part
    5. Duties of persons ordered to perform public work
    6. Penalty for failure to comply with an order to perform public work
    7. Revision and appeals
    8. Rules
    9. Saving

  5. Malawi - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Chapter 7:01) [as amended to Act No. 8 of 1999].

    Adoption: 1930-04-01 | MWI-1930-L-79926

    Chapter I - Preliminary
    Chapter II - Interpretation
    Chapter III - Territorial Application of this Code
    Chapter IV - General Rules as to Criminal Responsibility
    Chapter V - Parties to Offences
    Chapter VI - Punishments

    DIVISION I - Offences Against Public Order
    Chapter VII - Treason and other Offences Against the Government's Authority
    Chapter VIII - Offences Affecting Relations with Foreign States and External Tranquility
    Chapter IX - Unlawful Assemblies, Riots and Other Offences Against Public Tranquility

    DIVISION II - Offences against the Administration of Lawful Authority
    Chapter X - Corruption and the Abuse of Office
    Chapter XI - Offences Relating to the Administration of Justice
    Chapter XII - Rescues, Escapes and Obstructing Officers of Court of Law
    Chapter XIII - Miscellaneous Offences against Public Authority

    DIVISION III - Offences Injurious to the Public in General
    Chapter XIV - Offences relating to Religion
    Chapter XV - Offences against Morality
    Chapter XVI - Offences Relating to Marriage and Domestic Obligations
    Chapter XVII - Nuisances and Offences against Health and Convenience
    Chapter XVIII - Defamation

    DIVISION IV - Offences against the Person
    Chapter XIX - Murder and Manslaughter
    Chapter XX - Duties relating to the Preservation of Life and Health
    Chapter XXI - Offences Connected with Murder and Suicide
    Chapter XXII - Offences Endangering Life or Health
    Chapter XXIII - Criminal Recklessness and Negligence
    Chapter XXIV - Assaults
    Chapter XXV - Offences against Liberty

    DIVISION V - Offences Relating to Property
    Chapter XXVI - Theft
    Chapter XXVII - Offences allied to Stealing
    Chapter XXVIII - Robbery and Extortion
    Chapter XXIX - Burglary, Housebreaking and Similar Offences
    Chapter XXX - Miscellaneous Provisions
    Chapter XXXI - False Pretences
    Chapter XXXII - Receiving Property Stolen or Unlawfully Obtained and like Offences
    Chapter XXXIII - Frauds by Trustees and Persons in a Position of Trust, and False Accounting

    DIVISION VI - Malicious Injuries to Property
    Chapter XXXIV - Offences Causing Injury to Property

    DIVISION VII - Forgery, coining and counterfeiting
    Chapter XXXV - Definitions
    Chapter XXXVI - Punishments for Forgery
    Chapter XXXVII - Offences relating to Coin and to Bank and Currency Notes
    Chapter XXXVIII - Counterfeit Stamps
    Chapter XXXIX - Trade Marks
    Chapter XL - Personation
    Chapter XLI - Secret Commissions and Corrupt Practices

    DIVISION VIII - Attempts ad Conspiracies to commit Crimes, and Accessories after the fact
    Chapter XLII - Attempts
    Chapter XLIII - Conspiracies
    Chapter XLIV - Accessories after the Fact

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